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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, June 8, 2012
 

 

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Thursday Highlights: Kirk McElhearn speculates that Apple is doing "too much too quickly" and should "take a step back...get things right, instead of getting things shipped"; in China, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-sales at a whopping 2 million units; developers frustrated at having to modify apps due to changes with iOS 8 location tracking; iOS 8.1 will bring Apple Pay to the masses; Eric Schmidt (Google Chairman) explains that Tim Cook is wrong about Google, says his company "is safest place on the web"; wanting to keep employees happy and healthy, Apple ads expanded benefits to company portfolio; Help Net Security reports that there's a new backdoor malware affecting OS X called "Mac.BackDoor.iWorm" which turns Macs into botnet; Pioneer announces CarPlay integration goes live; Apple scores a victory over WiLAN patent; Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 safer in your back pocket than iPhone 6, story at 11; here's a shocker, Google, not Apple (at least not yet) is target of iCloud breach lawsuit from celebs who claim search giant didn't act quickly enough in removing photos; Samsung will make Apple's A9 processors; video face-off between iPhone 6, Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 over app launching; here's a cool keyboard for iOS, called Translator Keyboard.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "What Steve Jobs Left Untouched" ["We're not in the post-PC world as much as we are in the post-Jobs world. When we're done mourning his passing we'll realize that there are huge spaces we never fully explored because his presence loomed so large."]  Gizmodo 7:28 AM
  • "Just What Apple Needs: More Good News" ["First off, the iPhone is coming to Virgin Mobile. Expanding to prepaids is a nice new form of distribution on its own. However, this will also give investors a better feel of users' willingness to pay more for an iPhone without the subsidies larger carriers offer. Another piece of good news is recent surveys showing users increasingly gravitating to the iPhone 4S."] [Video Report] The Motley Fool 11:16 AM
  • "Apple agrees to pay $2.25m as iPad 4G claim penalty" The Australian [Subscription Required for Full Article] 7:30 AM
  • "Apple agrees to pay penalty over 4G iPad claims in Australia: The proposed penalty has been submitted to Australia's Federal Court for approval"  IDG News Service 7:10 AM
  • "Apple agrees to $2.25 million settlement in Australia over 'misleading' iPad 4G advertising" The Next Web 7:30 AM
  • "Apple accepts $2M fine over 'misleading' iPad branding Down Under" Dow Jones/Newscore 7:48 AM
  • "Australia Fines Apple $2 Million Over 'Misleading' 4G iPad" PC Magazine 11:08 AM
  • "Apple facing $2.22 mn fine over Australian '4G' iPad" AFP 7:09 AM
  • "Apple faces $2.2m iPad 3 punishment for US-centric blindness" Computerworld 7:31 AM
  • "Australian Regulator Requests Apple Penalty" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:20 AM
  • "Samsung sues Australia's patent commissioner to hinder Apple patent case" AppleInsider 6:23 PM
  • "Apple likely to focus on iOS, Mac at WWDC: Developers conference to kick off Monday; new iPhone not expected"  MarketWatch 7:08 AM
  • "As Apple, Google and Microsoft Kick Off Developer Events, Momentum Still With the iPhone"  AllThingsD 7:14 AM
  • "Apple: The Living Room Invasion Is At Hand"  Seeking Alpha 7:49 AM
  • "Apple Enterprise Dollars Looming Larger: Analyst" TheStreet 7:38 AM
  • "Apple vs. Motorola Mobility Matchup Called on Account of Judge's Annoyance" AllThingsD 7:20 AM
  • "Judge dismisses Apple-Motorola legal spat" V3 7:45 AM
  • "Samsung sues Australia's patent commissioner over Apple row: Samsung is suing the Australian patent commissioner in the latest twist in its intellectual property clash with Apple." BBC 9:37 AM
  • "Apple may seek to stop U.S. launch of Galaxy phone" Reuters 7:09 AM
  • "Apple's Proposed 'Spaceship' Campus Comes Alive in New Floor Plans" Wired 2:14 PM
  • "Revised 'Campus 2' Documents Shed More Light On Apple's New Spaceship Building" TechCrunch 3:44 PM
  • "Apple to Release New Tracking Tool for App Developers" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2:17 PM
OS X
News
  • "Mac app updated with 'Retina graphics,' adds fuel to rumors: A Mac OS X-based application, FolderWatch, has been updated with support for Retina displays. Is that a hint that Apple will be launching Macs with that feature soon?" CNET News 7:48 AM
  • "Retina-ready apps begin to appear in Apple's Mac App Store ahead of WWDC" The Next Web 7:35 AM
  • "Here's Some Proof That Apple Is About To Introduce Retina Display For Macs" Business Insider 7:14 AM
  • "Retina Display Apps Now Available On Mac App Store" Apple Bitch 8:32 AM
  • "'Retina' App Appears in Mac App Store, But Developer Tamps Down WWDC Hype" Wired 2:13 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Using the current version of Safari on my 10.6.8 MBP, I'm unable to connect to the Internet via WiFi at United's Club lounge at the San Francisco Airport. I get a spinning wheel and then a message that the server isn't responding and a timeout. Multiple times. When I tried it using Chrome, I was able to connect quickly with no problems. Closed Chrome, tried using Safari, and ran into the same problems. It seems that Safari's version 5 has become increasingly problematic with each upgrade." MacInTouch 11:32 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "MacPaw Tool Will Quickly, Easily Clean, Monitor, Unmount Your Drives" MacNews 8:51 AM
  • "Automatically Download TV Shows to Your Mac" Macinstruct 8:32 AM
  • "MacMost Now 719: Windows PC to Mac Keyboard Shortcuts" MacMost 8:32 AM
  • "Kill The Finder? Or, Add More Features? This Free Mac App Aims To Improve The Mac's Finder" NoodleMac 7:04 AM
  • "Join The Latest Mac Rage: Analyze The Email On Your Mac" TeraTalks 7:04 AM
  • "How To Make Apps Open Faster On Your Mac, Use Less Memory On Low RAM Macs" Mac 360 7:04 AM
  • "3 Ways To Love The Geekiest Of All Mac Calculators" BohemianBoomer 7:04 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Particle Debris: A New Mac Pro Design Could be Very Cool" The Mac Observer 3:41 PM
  • "FolderWatch: We meant HiDPI graphics, and don't know if Apple will show off retina displays at WWDC" The Next Web 2:16 PM
  • "New Macs (Including Mac Pro) Expected at WWDC, Pros and Cons of Sandboxing, and More" Low End Mac 11:33 AM
Press Releases
  • "Adobe patches critical Flash Player holes; adds support for Mac OS X Gatekeeper" ZDNet 3:53 PM
  • "iCab 5.0: Mountain Lion ready, runs on PPC" FairerPlatform 2:34 PM
  • "Parallels Desktop adds free Windows 8 download, install" FairerPlatform 1:59 PM
  • "Do you spend a lot of time moving and zooming windows, so you can better see and work with all the content on your Mac? Instead of doing that work yourself, let Moom handle the task for you." Many Tricks 1:22 PM
  • "SnipEdges 1.0 for Mac OS X - Drag-and-Drop Snippet Manager" prMac 7:07 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Men (and women) in black to honor Steve Jobs for WWDC" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 4:03 PM
  • "'Shameless' Jobs will be forgotten in 50 years, author: 'And of the great entrepreneurs of this era people will have forgotten Steve Jobs. Who's Steve Jobs again?' said Malcolm Gladwell"  Macworld UK 7:27 AM
  • "Malcolm Gladwell on entrepreneurship: history will remember Bill Gates, forget Steve Jobs"  The Verge 7:30 AM
  • "Matthew Modine to play Sculley in indie Jobs flick" Indie Research 3:46 PM
  • "Will Windows 8 Take on Apple? Apple Inc., maker of the iconic iPad, was absent—as usual—from the Computex computer show this week, but despite that the company's influence was everywhere." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:15 AM
  • "Apple iPad sales drop by Double Digits in Europe: Apple fondleslab sales tumbled after the buying frenzy around its third generation iPad died down, Context numbers reveal." Channel Register 7:16 AM
  • "Apple's Phil Schiller profiled: Steve Jobs' clown and confidant/Profile examines the difference between the 'clown' we see on stage during Apple keynotes and the man nicknamed Mini-Me by colleagues" Macworld UK 7:26 AM
  • "This is where Apple will give keynotes in a few years and a hundred other Campus 2 renderings [Gallery]"  9 to 5 Mac 7:42 AM
  • "This Is The Gigantic Underground Auditorium Where Apple Will Unveil All Its Future Products" Cult of Mac 11:12 AM
  • "Three out of four iPhone buyers now opt for the 4S: Almost 40 per cent of iPhones are bought by customers switching from Android or BlackBerry, reveals survey" Macworld UK 7:26 AM
  • "Foxconn workers riot: Workers at a southwestern China plant of Foxconn, Apple's main manufacturer, went on the rampage this week after a dispute in a restaurant turned violent, a Chinese government website said." Telegraph 7:43 AM
  • "Watchdog relieves iPhone 5 scammers of £10k: Dodgy adverts earns fine from premium-rate line regulator" The Register 7:17 AM
  • "Liveblog: WWDC 2012 keynote at 10am PDT on June 11" Ars Technica 11:06 AM
  • "Join CNET Monday for live coverage of Apple's WWDC" CNET News 7:18 AM
  • "Get a pre-paid iPhone for just $30 per month" TG Daily 7:39 AM
  • "Facebook vows its new App Center won't compete with Apple" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 2:12 PM
  • "Facebook Launches App Center, Admits It Is An Advertising Company" ReadWriteWeb 7:46 AM
  • "Facebook App Center goes live" TG Daily 7:39 AM
  • "Over 7,000 iPads scheduled to land at airports" CBS News 10:20 AM
  • "New iPads to come to restaurants in three airports" MacNN 7:39 AM
  • "Camera+ Turned Down Acquisitions From Adobe, Google, Twitter; Also Says 'F*ck The VCs'" TechCrunch 7:39 AM
  • "NYC may let iPhones hail taxis" TUAW 9:54 AM
  • "AIA: Nemetschek Talks with Architosh" Architosh 1:58 PM
  • "Karl Lagerfeld's 'beyond spoiled' kitten uses iPad, has personal maids" MSNBC 4:02 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Say What? Google Invents Cooling Systems for Blade Servers" Patent Bolt 11:36 AM
  • "Microsoft Invents Nifty Detachable Dual Display Smartphone" Patent Bolt 11:36 AM
  • "Robot mimics cockroach's vanishing act" TG Daily 11:09 AM
  • "Hefty book serves up printed version of Google search results" CNET News 11:37 AM
  • "Google Trusted Stores scheme aims to reassure nervous shoppers" ZDNet UK 11:25 AM
  • "New Google challenge of Amazon" Reuters 11:03 AM
  • "Push for two-screen gaming" Reuters 11:03 AM
  • "Hand-warmer Mouse? iPhone Proximity Alarm? Pen Phone? Why Not?" IDG News Service 10:55 AM
  • "Tactus Unveils Physical Keyboard for Touch-Screen Displays" PC Magazine 10:51 AM
  • "Logitech slashes 450 jobs: Peripherals maker 'saddened' by cost cutting programme" Channel Register 11:11 AM
  • "High-tech rats to root out land mines" EE Times 10:24 AM
  • "Flame malware makers send 'suicide' code: The creators of the Flame malware have sent a 'suicide' command that removes it from some infected computers." BBC 10:02 AM
  • "Bangladesh suffers internet disruption after cut cable" BBC 10:01 AM
  • "MetroPCS lands Huawei's first U.S. LTE phone, Activa 4G" CNET News 9:49 AM
  • "Facebook Introduces Mobile Software Bazaar With 600 Apps" Bloomberg 10:05 AM
  • "New Samsung CEO to Have Less Clout" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:21 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "New Macs at WWDC, 3D Maps, Ivy Bridge, Chick-Fil-A + More! (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 8:24 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple to introduce TV SDK at WWDC"  BGR 1:54 PM
  • "App Developers Signal Apple Allegiance Ahead of WWDC and Google I/O" Flurry 7:56 AM
  • "WWDC Banner Confirms iOS 6 Discussion and Name" MacRumors 2:17 PM
  • "Banners Confirm Arrival of iOS 6 at WWDC" PC Magazine 3:02 PM
  • "iOS 6 announcement confirmed by conference center banner" MSNBC 2:57 PM
  • "Apple's new UDID-free tracking tool will increase user privacy: In the coming weeks, Apple reportedly plans to detail a new tracking tool for mobile developers that will better protect the privacy of iOS users than the current system." AppleInsider 4:01 PM
  • "Apple may replace UDID with new, privacy-conscious tracking system" Ars Technica 4:02 PM
  • "Report Shows That 7 of 10 Apps are Developed for iOS" The Mac Observer 7:56 AM
  • "Apple still expected to retire 17-inch MacBook Pro in 2012" AppleInsider 9:09 AM
  • "High Resolution 'iPhone 5' Renderings Based on Leaked Parts" MacRumors 7:39 AM
  • "iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending June 8" Network World 11:19 AM
  • "iPads Are Pushing Low-End Tablet Prices Still Lower: Report" eWeek 10:55 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air wedge patent bad news for ultrabooks?" Crave @ CNET 11:18 AM
  • "Apple Patents the MacBook Air's Wedge Design — Bad News for Ultrabook Makers" Wired 4:04 PM
  • "Apple iPhone to Add Baidu Search in China, Dump Google" Patently Apple 7:43 AM
  • "iPhone 4S drawdown ahead of Apple's next model is smaller than expected" AppleInsider 7:47 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "WordSurge For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:24 AM
  • "Third Blade For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:24 AM
  • "Pattern Puzzle For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:24 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:21 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:21 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Review/Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview" ["What it is is an unedited 70-minute interview, a single fixed camera shot, that the then-40-year-old Jobs granted to Robert X. Cringely, a technology writer and former Apple employee, in 1995, while he was still in exile from Apple."] Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 7:11 AM
  • "Thunderbolt 'Bridge': LaCie eSATA Hub" Bare Feats 1:20 PM
  • "Hauppauge MyTV 2Go: Compact, Wi-Fi-accessible Freeview TV tuner." Register Hardware 7:16 AM
  • "SuperTooth's DISCO Portable Stereo Speaker Is Wireless" The Mac Observer 1:23 PM
  • "FatCat mPower PowerBar 4200 Travel Charger For iPhone, iPad, Et Al. 'Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 1:25 PM
  • "Botanicula a hypnotically fascinating Mac game" Macworld 11:06 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "I don't anymore: Apps to help with the details of divorce" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:54 PM
  • "The Week in iOS Apps: Once upon a time..." Macworld 2:14 PM
  • "Incoboto for iPad review: The surprisingly happy tale of one boy and his pet sun at the end of the universe" Macworld UK 7:46 AM
  • "Mass Effect: Infiltrator review/A visually stunning but cynical Mass Effect spinoff for iPad" Macworld UK 7:46 AM
  • "Monty Python: The Holy Book of Days for iPad review" AppleTell 7:43 AM
Tips
  • "Prepaid iPhones are cheaper in the long run, but you pay more up front" Houston Chronicle 10:53 AM
  • "Why a prepaid iPhone is an amazing deal for bargain hunters: Even though it'll cost you full price for an iPhone on a prepaid carrier, Ask Maggie explains how it will still save you nearly $1,000 by going prepaid for the iPhone." CNET News 7:18 AM
  • "Virgin Prepaid iPhones: Do The Math/Apple iPhones soon will be available from at least two prepaid providers, so we crunch the numbers to find the least expensive option." InformationWeek 9:56 AM
  • "Jerry King's Mac 411: The woes of a forgotten password" Naples Daily News 7:12 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Has Apple come up with a less creepy way of tracking app use?" GigaOM 4:01 PM
  • "If You've Ever Sold a Used iPod, You May Have Violated Copyright Law" The Atlantic 4:01 PM
  • "Siri Strikes Out for the iPad: But is it too soon for the beta product?" Technology Review 4:01 PM
  • "Upcoming Prepaid Apple iPhone Options Won't Impact Market Much" FOXBusiness 2:51 PM
  • "Want an iPhone for the next 2 years? Virgin Mobile's the cheapest choice" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:18 PM
  • "Will you pay $650 up-front for an iPhone 4S to pay less monthly? Virgin Mobile is betting you will" Computerworld 2:15 PM
  • "T-Mobile USA Testing iPhone-Compatible 4G HSPA+ Service at Moscone West" MacRumors 2:15 PM
  • "Apple Pays The Piper" redOrbit 2:15 PM
  • "Apple Jab at Google Likely at WWDC" PCWorld 2:11 PM
  • "Rogue Amoeba to Phil Schiller and Apple: reverse-engineering isn't against the law" The Next Web 2:09 PM
  • "What I'd like to see in Apple's next MacBooks" CNET Reviews 1:54 PM
  • "From old tuba to new iPad dock" [Slideshow] CNET News 11:43 AM
  • "Why Google's (and Apple's Alleged) 3D Maps Don't Seem That Exciting" Techland 11:22 AM
  • "Siri Ads Featuring John Malkovich Are Officially Apple's Worst Ads In Years" Cult of Mac 11:11 AM
  • "X Marks The Spot: Will Apple Crash Nokia's Party, Again?" Forbes 10:56 AM
  • "Your iPad At Work: Worth The Trouble? Here's everything you need to know but were afraid to ask about using your iPad for work. Hint: It can be done, but there are hurdles." InformationWeek 9:56 AM
  • "Why We Need More Specialty Tech Retail" Tech.pinions 9:21 AM
  • "Over 40% of iPhone Buyers Are Switchers" Tapscape 9:20 AM
  • "Hand-warmer Mouse? IPhone Proximity Alarm? Pen Phone? Why Not?" IDG News Service 9:08 AM
  • "What will Apple announce on Monday?" MSNBC 11:10 AM
  • "Apple WWDC preview: What the analysts are saying" Fortune 10:54 AM
  • "Apple WWDC 2012 Preview: 6 Things We Can't Wait to See" LAPTOP Magazine 10:22 AM
  • "Apple WWDC: The Rumor Mill of Potential iProducts" Breakout 9:54 AM
  • "Dell slams the 'shiny' iPad... Despite plans to launch a new 'Duo' monstrosity" Electricpig 7:45 AM
  • "Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates: Which one will be remembered in 2062?" MarketWatch 11:14 AM
  • "Why Malcolm Gladwell Is Wrong About Steve Jobs, In Three Words" Forbes 4:03 PM
  • "Gladwell: In 50 years, Steve Jobs will be forgotten and Bill Gates will be honored [video]"  BGR 2:10 PM
  • "Malcolm Gladwell: In 50 years, Bill Gates will be revered and Steve Jobs will be forgotten" GeekWire 7:42 AM
  • "Apple's marketing boss Phil Schiller profiled as Mini-Me and Dr. No" iDownload Blog 7:47 AM
  • "Former Employees Are Worried Apple's Marketing Chief Will Hurt The Company Without Steve Jobs In Charge" Business Insider 7:38 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5: Put up or shut up: And what does Apple have in store for Siri?" MarketWatch 9:37 AM
  • "Siri Fixes: What We Want From Apple WWDC/Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference promises some exciting new Siri developments, but Apple must attend to its Siri-ous problems first." InformationWeek 9:24 AM
  • "Apple iOS 6: What's Needed, What's Coming" Gizmodo 9:10 AM
  • "Sneak Preview of Apple's WWDC: Tech Trends" [Video Report] TheStreet 9:18 AM
  • "My WWDC Predictions" MacNews 8:52 AM
  • "Mountain Lion, iOS figure to highlight WWDC keynote" Macworld 8:34 AM
  • "Apple's WWDC Is Coming: Here Are the 7 Things That Actually Matter" ReadWriteWeb 7:46 AM
  • "Not your usual WWDC predictions" ZDNet 7:34 AM
  • "Apple penalized $2.22 million for misleading iPad 4G ads" ZDNet 7:35 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Predicting the Rise and Rise of 3-D" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:34 AM
  • "AWS: Can anyone catch Amazon's cloud?" ZDNet UK 11:26 AM
  • "Has Oracle's Ellison finally stepped over the line?" ZDNet 11:23 AM
  • "The X is dead, long live the X" ZDNet 11:22 AM
  • "Razer's crazy new Artemis concept PC game controller" ZDNet 11:22 AM
  • "Why Do Some Programming Languages Live And Others Die?" Wired Magazine 11:19 AM
  • "HP Z1 quad-core Xeon 27in PC: All in one workstation, anyone?" Register Hardware 11:12 AM
  • "Galaxy S III loses in iPhone 4 drop test" TG Daily 11:09 AM
  • "Quick guide to password protection" V3 11:16 AM
  • "Can't Find the Gadgets You Want? Here Are the Parts to Build Your Own" IDG News Service 10:55 AM
  • "9 Warning Signs of Bad IT Architecture" [Slideshow] PCWorld 10:54 AM
  • "Average Tablet Price Drops to $386, Says IMS Research" IDG News Service 10:54 AM
  • "Stupid security mistakes: Things you missed while doing the hard stuff" ITworld 10:38 AM
  • "How Charles Dickens helped crack your LinkedIn password" IDG News Service 10:16 AM
  • "In defense of the private cloud -- sorta" InfoWorld 10:39 AM
  • "Mobile devices bring cloud storage -- and security risks -- to work" Computerworld 10:16 AM
  • "Should Your Next Smartphone Be A Phablet? Phablets may very well find a niche in vertical and specialized markets, but there's a convenience problem for mainstream business and enterprise users." InformationWeek 9:53 AM
  • "Facebook App Center has its kinks (First Take)" Download 9:50 AM
  • "The future of TV (maybe): Outfits like NimbleTV and Aereo want to finally fulfill the promise of web TV. But disrupting the massive home-entertainment industry won't be easy." Fortune 9:45 AM
  • "Three-Minute Tech: How noise-canceling headphones work" TechHive 11:05 AM
  • "Analyst: I Met With A Big Computer Maker And There Was A 'General Lack Of Enthusiasm' For Windows 8" Business Insider 7:38 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Gene Steinberg meets cutting-edge commentator Daniel Eran Dilger of AppleInsider, and author Ted Landau, of Macworld and The Mac Observer, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 2:04 PM
  • "Twittelator Neue 2 for iPhone Improves Interface, Performance" The Mac Observer 1:26 PM
  • "Eventster Brings Crowdsourced Event Discovery To iPhone & iPad" TechCrunch 11:24 AM
  • "Buffalo bundles USB 3.0 AND Thunderbolt in single drive" Register Hardware 11:23 AM
  • "Control Your Air Conditioner From Your iPhone? There's An App For That" Cult of Mac 11:13 AM
  • "iSimplyConnect Reinvents VPN For iPad Business Users" Cult of Mac 11:13 AM
  • "ClamBook Turns Your Phone Into a Laptop" PC Magazine 10:54 AM
  • "Jukebox For iOS Brings Extensive Control Of The Music App Through Notification Center And Dashboard X" Redmond Pie 9:56 AM
  • "The Omni Group releases OmniPlan for iPad" TUAW 9:24 AM
  • "'Bug Princess 2 Black Label' Coming to iOS from Cave" Touch Arcade 8:00 AM
  • "iPhone App celebrates Goodwood Festival of Speed" SlashGear 8:00 AM
  • "All BibleKids 3D digital Bible books on sale for .99 cents over the weekend for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch! Search 'BibleKids 3D' on the App Store." PRWeb 7:56 AM
  • "Try the New iPhone Scuba Diving Game, Pearl Man" PRWeb 7:55 AM
  • "iPad Shopping App Brings the Most Savings to Shoppers – ShopAtHome.com Launches 'Coupon Codes Plus'" Business Wire 7:55 AM
  • "AudioGlove Case For iPhone Instantly Amplifies Your Speaker Sound For Louder Listening" Cult of Mac 7:43 AM
  • "Songza Goes Universal: New iPad Version Comes Complete With Innovative Music Concierge" App Advice 7:39 AM
  • "Jailbreak Only: PersistentAssistant - Make Sure Siri Stays Alert During Conversations" App Advice 7:39 AM
  • "IM+ Pro 6.5 Brings Complete Optimization For The New iPad's 'Retina' Display" RazorianFly 7:39 AM
  • "Thomson Reuters buys Apsmart, the studio started by the developer of Shazam's first iPhone app" Reuters 7:35 AM
  • "Terrific Color Splash Studio Makes The Leap From Mac App Store To iPhone" Cult of Mac 7:43 AM
  • "New photo app: Color Splash Studio comes to iPhone" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Agent Higgs 1.0 for iOS - Game Teaches Particle Physics" prMac 10:22 AM
  • "iSEQUENCES 1.0 available in the App Store" prMac 9:10 AM
  • "Fast Counter for iOS - Conduct biology experiments on your iPhone" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Photo LoL 2.0 - Capture, Retouch and Share Photos on the iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:07 AM
  • "Airplanes. 1.0 for iOS: Classic River Raid Jet Fighter is Back" prMac 7:07 AM
  • "Infant Visual Stimulation 1.5 for iOS: Flashcards Help Babies Learn+Grow" prMac 7:07 AM
  • "Bubble Chart Pro PLUS Solves the Project Prioritization Problem" prMac 7:07 AM
  • "CalcTab re-imagines Calculators for the tablet-era" prMac 7:07 AM
  • "CalcTape Calculator for the iPad - Adding Machine with Paper Roll" prMac 7:07 AM
  • "Legends of Taylen: Coming of Humans Puts Readers Into The Story" prMac 7:07 AM
  • "SpinWarp Gives Users Nearly Limitless Effects For Photo Manipulation" prMac 7:07 AM
  • "Warranty Consultant takes guesswork out of extended warranty purchases" prMac 7:07 AM
  • "Marche for iOS Lets Users Sync Shopping List With Family And Friends" prMac 7:07 AM
  • "runandgo Altimeter - Ultimate Tool for Hiking and Outdoor Activities" prMac 7:06 AM
  • "Hairstyle PRO Free for iPad: Photo-Visualize Hairstyles, Colors, Lengths" prMac 7:06 AM
  • "New iPad App May Lead To Hiking and Beret Wearing" prMac 7:06 AM
  • "PlayBC-Interactive Alphabet HD is 65% off for the weekend" prMac 7:06 AM
  • "ABCs with Animals for iPad finally makes alphabet learning fun and easy" prMac 7:06 AM
  • "Anansi Mobile Announces Its Latest Game: Arcane Shores" prMac 7:06 AM
Computer Industry
  • "HP: Does It Have a Chance Against Apple?" TheStreet 9:37 AM
  • "HP-Oracle Itanium Suit: Divorce, Silicon Valley Style" InformationWeek 10:36 AM
  • "'Unnamed' HP biz unit developing mystery object storage product: Secret's in the COS service source" The Register 11:12 AM
  • "HP still NOT porting HP-UX to x86?" The Register 3:46 PM
  • "Microsoft's Compromise On Windows 8 Security Leaves Consumers Vulnerable" Forbes 9:44 AM
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